Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Dolphin is an open-source, multi-platform Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Triforce emulator. Like all the emulated software, the games have minor bugs and issues. Being an open-source project, it may be improved by third party developers.
The latest version available is Dolphin Emulator 4.0, which has been released only for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Linux Mint 15 Olivia and Pear OS 8. Among others, it comes with beta support for the Wii official online multiplayer, alpha support for ARM and Android and more than 2500 changes and improvements, since Dolphin Emulator 3.50. For a full list of changes and new features, see the release notes.
For the previous versions of Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivates, the latest version available via repository is Dolphin 3.50.
In this article I will show you how to install Dolphin Emulator on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.
To install Dolphin Emulator on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS, do this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:glennric/dolphin-emu
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install dolphin-emu